Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

The triumph of wit: and compleat cant-book. Containing I. The art of complimenting and wooing, with curious Letters and Answers in the most Elegant Style, on sundry Occasions, both for Pleasure and Imitation: Also, Titles of Honour, Directions for Letters; Posies or Mottoes to be used on sundry Occasions. II. The Interpretation of all sorts of Dreams. III A Discourse of Palmestry, Physiognomy, and Chiromancy; with easy Directions how Persons may make Judgment thereby. IV. The City and Country Jester: Being a curious Collection of surprizing and witty Jests, Puns and Bulls. V. The whole Mystery and Art of Canting, with the Original and present Management thereof, and the Ends to which it serves and is employed. Illustrated with poems, songs, and various intrigues in the canting language, with the explanation, &c.

  • Books
  • Online

Online resources

About this work


Dublin : printed for Richard Cross, Bookseller, at the Globe in Bridge-Street, MDCCLXVII. [1767]

Physical description

180p. ; 18⁰.

References note

ESTC T178095

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



  • English

Permanent link